Key Facts

  • Starting
    18 Apr 2024
    Start Time
    End Time
    10 Weeks
    Study Mode
    Part Time Evening
    Start Date
    18 Apr 2024
    Short Course


    19+ Fee
    £ 10
Pilates - Improvers

The improvers course is a good option if you have completed a beginners course or have previous experience practising Pilates. It is suitable for all levels of fitness as it is a gentle low impact form of exercise. Although you should be able to get on and off the floor for mat based exercises.

  • Entry Requirements

    Some previous experience an a interest in keeping active and mobile

  • Course Content

    This is a 10 week Course delivered in college. The classes will build on the fundamentals of Pilates with the opportunity to progress your Pilates practise and to deepen the work. Each class will start with a focused skills session and work towards any goals you may have. During the course you will be guided through exercises for strength, mobility and stability, focusing on posture and alignment. Each week will build on your previous experience and knowledge gained and include progressions to keep you challenged.

    By the end of the course you should be able to identify how to work at a comfortable level for you, expand your knowledge of the Pilates classical repertoire, be able to do basic stretching exercises at home and use posture and balance for everyday functional movements

  • Progression Next Steps

    Learners have the option of re-enrolling for the Improvers Pilates Course or use their experience and knowledge in a new area of sport, wellbeing and fitness

  • Additional Information

    You will need a yoga mat or towel or something comfortable to lie on, a calm, quiet space around you, socks or bare feet and a small pillow or cushion. Ideally wear comfortable form-fitting clothing to help see your alignment.

  • Assessment Details

    The tutor will work with you to help and support you by offering feedback and corrections. There is always the opportunity to speak with the tutor individually as well as share ideas, motivation and ask any questions with the group.

    There is no work set outside the course, but you will gain the most out of the course by regularly practising pilates exercises.

    You should be able to follow verbal instructions, and observe and copy physical movements.